• Orioles' early-season schedule is a throwback to the '30s

    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles' early-season schedule is a journey into the past, exclusively on East Coast time. Baltimore doesn't play a game outside of the Eastern time zone until June 1, in Houston. Until then, the Orioles won't have to reset their watches or buckle up for...

  • Silver Airways adding routes throughout Southeast

    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — An airline has announced plans to expand service throughout the Southeast. Silver Airways officials said in a statement Thursday they'll start operating routes to New Orleans, Birmingham, Alabama, and the Savannah-Hilton Head airport. Officials say the airline...

  • Oldest hotel in Yellowstone designated as historic landmark

    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The oldest hotel in Yellowstone National Park has been designated as a National Historic Landmark. Park officials announced the designation for the Lake Yellowstone Hotel on Thursday. It was built 124 years ago overlooking the north shore of Yellowstone Lake,...

  • NYC museum director to retire end of year

    Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime director of the Museum of the City of New York has announced her retirement. Susan Henshaw Jones, who came on board in 2003, will depart in December. During her tenure, she oversaw a $97 million expansion and renovation of the Upper Manhattan museum....

  • Essentials for visiting new Las Vegas: More than gambling

    Published: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Remember when a visit to Las Vegas was all about gambling? Massive, windowless casinos with air-conditioning and free drinks kept guests oblivious to the passage of time while they sat at slot machines and card tables for hours on end. But it's time to go outside,...

  • CDOT announces start to Colorado's Bustang service

    by stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    The start of an interregional bus service that will carry passengers to and from Denver from throughout Colorado will be delayed months, following the sale of the system's bus operator, a spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Transportation said Wednesday. All Aboard America...

  • Chickasaw Nation awarded National Park Service grant

    Updated: Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The National Park Service has announced a $4.103 grant to the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma. The grant announced Wednesday is one of eight awarded nationwide under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. The act requires museums and federal...

  • Road trip, listening tour: Clinton dusts off old playbook

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was a nice April day when one of the world's most famous women dropped by a school in an out-of-the-way place to chat with students and staff about their challenges and dreams. That's how Hillary Rodham Clinton started her presidential road trip this week, visiting...

  • Correction: Hawaiian Artifacts story

    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — In a story April 9 about Hawaiian artifacts retrieved from a sunken royal yacht, The Associated Press reported erroneously when field work was completed. The project ended in 2000, not 2001 as the AP was originally told by Richard Rogers, a Hawaii shipwreck chaser...

  • 2 possible DIA groping victims contact Denver police, DA says

    By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post
    Updated: Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Two men have called Denver prosecutors to report they had been groped by security screeners at Denver International Airport, a District Attorney's spokeswoman said Wednesday. The reports followed news that two Transportation Security Administration screeners had been fired after an...

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